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Against a Paganized Christmas Pageant

WHY IS IT O.K. TO OFFEND CHRIST ON HIS BIRTHDAY?

By Gabriel Espinosa | December 2007
Gabriel Espinosa, who writes from Monticello, New York, is President of Furryllama Media Productions (www.furryllama.com).

Up until the end of the third quarter of the last school year, our son, Shane, attended St. Peter’s Regional School in Liberty, New York. When we first moved to the area, we requested an interview with the school principal so we could ascertain the school’s orthodoxy. We were impressed by the school and the teachers themselves. As it turns out, first impressions are not always correct.

Our troubles began when we learned of an inappropriate song that was to be included in the school’s 2006 Christmas pageant. What follows are a series of communications between the Principal of St. Peter’s and me regarding the pageant.

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